Should I start this song off with a question?
Or should I say what's on my mind.
(Add a cello here to add a sad impression).
'Cause I'm not looking forward to leaving my friends all behind.

I didn't vote (though I'm not proud), cause I'm Canadian, and I'm not allowed.
Give it a go or throw in the towel.
Stand all alone or swim through the crowd.
No one around to help you decide.

It's time to make up your mind.
It's time to make up your mind.
By the wayside we fell.
He said, "It's my way or the highway to hell."

It's your decision, choose it well.
He said, "It's my way or the highway to hell."
Decision we make; life's an election.
Precision we take, seeking direction.

But there's so many lies.
Unsure where we can look.
But we've got a guide- a really thick handbook.
No one around to help you decide.

It's time to make up your mind.
It's time to make up your mind.
Are you with me or against me?
Noticed you're sitting on the fence.

We wondered why you're not cut and dry.
You got to choose our side and live, or their side and die.
Which hand holds your soul?
Do you want to guess one?

If it scares you to death, may that be your lesson.
It's your decision, make it the best one.
And should I end this song off with a question?


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My Way or the Highway... Lyrics as written by Matthew Arnold Thiessen

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    I love this song. It's so blunt. There are only 2 sides man. If you're not on God's then guess who's your on? ("Which hand holds your soul? Do you want to guess one?") Rockin' song. Relient K is so awesome!!

    SKankinSkaGirlon July 28, 2002   Link
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    this is a great song...not to churchy...just right...love it!

    HoLyCoW_86on August 07, 2002   Link
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    My favorite song on their 2nd album

    Ilikemusic88on October 28, 2004   Link
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    My favorite song on their 2nd album

    Ilikemusic88on October 28, 2004   Link
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    thats what i luv about this song... its straightfoward & u dont have to have a huge church backround to get it... its black & white

    leave it to RK

    miss la de daon November 12, 2004   Link
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    i agree with ilikemusic88 and miss la de da... it is very very meaningful

    ccghoston December 22, 2004   Link
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    I like how poetic Relient K can be. They start off with "Should I start this song off with a question..." and then end with "Should I end this song off with a question?"

    Mutenesson May 13, 2006   Link
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    "Add a cello here, for a sad impression." :D :D :D :D

    OhCelloon June 23, 2007   Link
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    I was sure I'd commented on this before...

    I absolutly love this song. In fact, it's one of my favorite songs by relient K. It put the ultimate life and death decicoin so plainly.

    TobyHawkboyson January 23, 2011   Link
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    “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me." John 14:6

    SamLoser2on September 03, 2011   Link

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